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Top 100 Classic War Movies

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RankTitleCastScore
1 . The African Queen (1951)Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull score
2 . All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)Louis Wolheim, Lew Ayres, John Wray, Ben Alexander score
3 . The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa score
4 . Father Goose (1964)Cary Grant, Leslie Caron, Trevor Howard score
5 . Lawrence of Arabia (1962)Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Jack Hawkins score
6 . Captain Blood (1935)Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Lionel Atwill, Basil Rathbone score
7 . Gunga Din (1939)Cary Grant, Victor McLaglen, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Sam Jaffe score
8 . The General (1926)Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Frank Hagney score
9 . Action in the North Atlantic (1943)Humphrey Bogart, Raymond Massey, Ruth Gordon, Sam Levene score
10 . To Have and Have Not (1944)Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Moran score
11 . The Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)Gregory Peck, Susan Hayward, Ava Gardner, Hildegard Knef score
12 . Above and Beyond (1952)Robert Taylor, Eleanor Parker, James Whitmore, Larry Keating score
13 . Air Force (1943)John Ridgely, Gig Young, Arthur Kennedy, Charles Drake score
14 . Wings (1927)Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston score
15 . Beau Geste (1939)Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Robert Preston, Brian Donlevy score
16 . Battleground (1949)Van Johnson, John Hodiak, Ricardo Montalban, George Murphy score
17 . Sergeant York (1941)Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias score
18 . Courage of Lassie (1946)Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Morgan, Selena Royle, Harry Davenport score
19 . The Buccaneer (1938)Fredric March, Akim Tamiroff, Margot Grahame, Walter Brennan score
20 . Passage to Marseille (1944)Humphrey Bogart, Claude Rains, Philip Dorn, Sydney Greenstreet score
21 . The Four Feathers (1939)Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez, Allan Jeayes score
22 . Crash Dive (1943)Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter, Dana Andrews, James Gleason score
23 . Twelve O'Clock High (1949)Gregory Peck, Hugh Marlowe, Gary Merrill, Millard Mitchell score
24 . The Lost Patrol (1934)Victor McLaglen, Boris Karloff, Wallace Ford, Reginald Denny score
25 . The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (1935)Gary Cooper, Franchot Tone, Richard Cromwell, C. Aubrey Smith score
26 . The Pride and the Passion (1957)Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra, Sophia Loren, Theodore Bikel score
27 . A Yank in the RAF (1941)Tyrone Power, Betty Grable, Reginald Gardiner, Ralph Byrd score
28 . Destination Tokyo (1943)Cary Grant, John Garfield, Alan Hale Sr., John Ridgely score
29 . Back to Bataan (1945)John Wayne, Anthony Quinn, Beulah Bondi, Philip Ahn score
30 . Battle of the Bulge (1965)Henry Fonda, Robert Shaw, Robert Ryan, Dana Andrews score
31 . Wee Willie Winkie (1937)Shirley Temple, Victor McLaglen, C. Aubrey Smith, June Lang score
32 . For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Vladimir Sokoloff score
33 . The Dawn Patrol (1938)Errol Flynn, Basil Rathbone, David Niven, Donald Crisp score
34 . The Dirty Dozen (1967)Lee Marvin, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Bronson, John Cassavetes score
35 . The Great Escape (1963)Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald score
36 . Battle of Britain (1969)Harry Andrews, Michael Caine, Trevor Howard, Kenneth More score
37 . The Sand Pebbles (1966)Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna score
38 . Between Heaven and Hell (1956)Robert Wagner, Terry Moore, Broderick Crawford, Buddy Ebsen score
39 . Kings Go Forth (1958)Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Cyril Delevanti score
40 . Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison (1957)Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum score
41 . Von Ryan's Express (1965)Frank Sinatra, Trevor Howard, Brad Dexter, Adolfo Celi score
42 . The Frogmen (1951)Richard Widmark, Dana Andrews, Gary Merrill, Jeffrey Hunter score
43 . The Hunters (1958)Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, Lee Philips score
44 . Santa Fe Trail (1940)Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Raymond Massey, Ronald Reagan score
45 . Operation Crossbow (1965)Sophia Loren, George Peppard, Trevor Howard, John Mills score
46 . John Paul Jones (1959)Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn, Bette Davis score
47 . Captain Horatio Hornblower (1951)Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall score
48 . The Long Voyage Home (1940)John Wayne, Thomas Mitchell, Ian Hunter, Barry Fitzgerald score
49 . 55 Days at Peking (1963)Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, David Niven, Flora Robson score
50 . God is My Co-Pilot (1945)Dennis Morgan, Dane Clark, Raymond Massey, John Ridgely score
51 . The Longest Day (1962)Eddie Albert, Paul Anka, Richard Beymer, Richard Burton score
52 . The Guns of Navarone (1961)Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Baker score
53 . Cloak and Dagger (1946)Gary Cooper, Robert Alda, Lilli Palmer, Vladimir Sokoloff score
54 . Exodus (1960)Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford score
55 . A Boy, a Girl and a Dog (1946)Sharyn Moffett, Lionel Stander, Harry Davenport score
56 . Triple Cross (1966)Christopher Plummer, Trevor Howard, Yul Brynner, Anthony Dawson score
57 . Jet Pilot (1957)John Wayne, Janet Leigh, Jay C. Flippen, Paul Fix score
58 . The Heroes of Telemark (1965)Kirk Douglas, Richard Harris, Michael Redgrave, Brook Williams score
59 . The Real Glory (1939)Gary Cooper, David Niven, Andrea Leeds, Reginald Owen score
60 . They Came To Cordura (1959)Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter score
61 . The Crusades (1935)Loretta Young, Henry Wilcoxon, Ian Keith, C. Aubrey Smith score
62 . Where Eagles Dare (1968)Richard Burton, Clint Eastwood, Mary Ure, Michael Hordern score
63 . The Young Lions (1958)Marlon Brando, Montgomery Clift, Dean Martin, Hope Lange score
64 . Cast a Giant Shadow (1966)Kirk Douglas, Angie Dickinson, James Donald, Luther Adler score
65 . Flight from Ashiya (1964)Yul Brynner, Richard Widmark, George Chakiris, Shirley Knight score
66 . The Undefeated (1969)John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Merlin Olsen, Bruce Cabot score
67 . Drums Along the Mohawk (1939)Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, John Carradine score
68 . Hondo (1953)John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond, Michael Pate score
69 . The Eagle and the Hawk (1933)Fredric March, Cary Grant, Jack Oakie, Carole Lombard score
70 . Sands of Iwo Jima (1949)John Wayne, John Agar, Adele Mara, Forrest Tucker score
71 . The Dam Busters (1954)Michael Redgrave, Ursula Jeans, Basil Sydney, Richard Todd score
72 . Operation Pacific (1951)John Wayne, Patricia Neal, Ward Bond, Philip Carey score
73 . The Angel Wore Red (1960)Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Joseph Cotten, Vittorio de Sica score
74 . The Horse Soldiers (1959)John Wayne, William Holden, Judson Pratt, Hoot Gibson score
75 . Sahara (1943) score
76 . The Drum (1938)Sabu Dastagir, Raymond Massey, Roger Livesey, Valerie Hobson score
77 . To Hell and Back (1955)Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Gregg Palmer score
78 . Singapore (1947)Fred MacMurray, Ava Gardner, Richard Haydn, Spring Byington score
79 . The Steel Claw (1961)George Montgomery score
80 . The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney score
81 . Fighting 69th (1940)James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn score
82 . Blood on the Sun (1945)James Cagney, Sylvia Sidney, Porter Hall, Robert Armstrong score
83 . Flying Leathernecks (1951)John Wayne, Robert Ryan, Don Taylor, Janis Carter score
84 . Fixed Bayonets! (1951)Richard Basehart, Gene Evans, James Dean, John Doucette score
85 . The Steel Helmet (1951)Gene Evans, James Edwards score
86 . Pimpernel Smith (1941)Allan Jeayes, Leslie Howard, David Tomlinson, Aubrey Mallalieu score
87 . The Red Badge of Courage (1951)Audie Murphy, Douglas Dick, Royal Dano, Arthur Hunnicutt score
88 . The Fighting Kentuckian (1949)John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Philip Dorn, Oliver Hardy score
89 . Rocky Mountain (1950)Errol Flynn, Patrice Wymore, Howard Petrie, Slim Pickens score
90 . Guadalcanal Diary (1943)Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix, Richard Conte score
91 . Never So Few (1959)Frank Sinatra, Gina Lollobrigida, Peter Lawford, Steve McQueen score
92 . The Big Lift (1950)Montgomery Clift, Paul Douglas score
93 . Only the Valiant (1951)Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond, Gig Young score
94 . Helen of Troy (1956)Cedric Hardwicke, Stanley Baker, Niall MacGinnis, Robert Douglas score
95 . The 300 Spartans (1962)Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, David Farrar score
96 . A Terrible Beauty (1960)Robert Mitchum, Richard Harris, Anne Heywood, Dan O'Herlihy score
97 . The Story of Dr. Wassell (1944)Gary Cooper, Laraine Day, Signe Hasso, Dennis O'Keefe score
98 . The Alamo (1960)John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Laurence Harvey, Frankie Avalon score
99 . China Venture (1953)Edmond O'Brien, Leon Askin, Dabbs Greer, Philip Ahn score
100 . China Gate (1957)Gene Barry, Angie Dickinson, Lee Van Cleef, Marcel Dalio score

This chart uses a weighted rating based on the average rating per film and the number of votes per film.